This section is dedicated to travel trade professionals planning group and FIT visits to the Museum of History and the War Museum.
|With more than one million visitors each year, the Museum of History is a destination of choice in the National Capital Region. An architectural jewel designed by Canadian architect Douglas Cardinal, the Museum is less than five minutes from downtown Ottawa and Parliament Hill.Discover the wealth of Canada’s culture as you travel across 1,000 years of history through life-size reconstructions. Get acquainted with some of the remarkable individuals who have shaped our nation, and explore the traditions and achievements of its First Peoples. The history of this land and other lands is vividly brought to life in our many exhibitions.||With its prize-winning and richly symbolic architecture, the War Museum, located near downtown Ottawa, provides a spectacular setting for exhibitions, public programs and other events that illustrate the way in which human conflicts, in Canada and around the globe, have changed the face of the world.Discover the military history of Canada through a vast collection of artifacts, moving personal stories, works of art, and unforgettable photography. Explore the human conflicts that have shaped Canada, Canadians and the world.|
For assistance with planning an itinerary in the region, visit regional tourism offices.